Andy has over 25 years of experience in developing and leading high performing organisations, with a specific interest in constructive communication and managing conflict. Coaching senior leaders and teams in challenging circumstances, including complex communication needs, and individuals in senior leadership roles wanting to maximise the potential of interdependent relationships.
Highly experienced and skilled in engendering social and emotional intelligence in the work place, Andy enables clients to increase creativity, adaptability, productivity and success as individuals within a corporate context. Andy achieves results through a combination of values, trust and deep acceptance of others; his warmth and approachability, together with robust challenge in holding others to account, creates a unique thinking environment for performance improvement and sustained change.
Andy works with two distinct groups within a wide variety of corporate sectors.
- Senior individuals and teams who face communication challenges, those who wish to develop greater emotional and social awareness, or individuals who need to effectively engage with stakeholders facing such challenges.
- High performing individuals who are already at the top of their game and who want a coach to support and challenge them in order to maintain their edge or take their performance to the next level.
As CEO, Andy founded and led the Special Partnership Trust, worked as a government appointed coach and consultant supporting positive change in both highly successful and under performing organisations. He has a Masters Degree from University of Exeter focussed on conflict management and social communication. He has presented nationally on a wide range of leadership, and coaching issues.
Andy has worked extensively as a leadership coach in the corporate and education sectors, having a bespoke private practice. A former tutor and faculty member at Meyler Campbell Coaching, MBTI qualified, Time to Think Coach / Facilitator, accredited with the School of Coaching and Strathclyde University, a Certified Business Coach (CBC) with the WABC and ICPA. Andy has successfully coached senior clients across the corporate sector including Capital Group (Global), CAPCO, CMS, Legal and General Investment Management, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, CMS, Herbert Smith, Baker Mckenzie and Roald Dahl Story Company. Andy has worked as a coach in the UK, Germany and USA.
Andy manages work mainly in London with living in rural Somerset, where he relaxes with a passion for cycling adventures at home and abroad, playing blues guitar, walking with family and partnering two wilful collie/retriever dogs.« Back